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I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind. I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un...
5/16/13 at 3:46 PM
UND Wind Ensemble to present Spring “Bandancing” Concert, Monday, April 22
The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble, under the direction of James Popejoy, will present a spring concert on Monday, April 22, at 8 p.m. The performance will be held at the Chester Fritz Audi...
4/19/13 at 4:10 PM UND Wind Ensemble first North Dakota band to play prestigious Seattle music clinic 11/28/12 at 12:17 PM
National Science Foundation funds SUNRISE summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at UND 5/9/12 at 4:02 PM
St. Pat's aurora update plus a pleasing lunar lineup tonight
The sun's wind of particles has been pounding Earth's defensive magnetic shield since early this morning. A magnificent display of auroras erupted in response. While hurricane winds can reach over 2...
3/17/13 at 7:10 PM Beacon in the chill light of dawn 12/15/10 at 2:29 PM
There comes a time each year when my patience completely expires. It arrives at different times, but historically I don't make it more than a couple months into the new year before I exclaim to everyo...
2/20/13 at 11:12 PM Counting ourselves lucky... 5/31/11 at 11:38 AM
Went With the Wind... 12/17/09 at 4:52 PM
What is Affecting Your Roof’s Performance?
If you are wondering if your asphalt roof is getting past its peak, it probably is. Asphalt roofs are made to withstand lots of beatings from the weather, but over time the material will succumb to ...
11/26/12 at 1:42 PM
Measuring snow can often more art than science. On occasion the snow falls straight down and most of the reports in a small area are approximately the same. There is always going to be natural variati...
11/15/12 at 7:15 AM Gusty 10/7/11 at 8:46 AM
Perspective 6/8/11 at 1:26 PM
Helpful benefit, encouraging cancer news buoy EGF's Helen Garcia
Even though she felt quite worn out following surgery in Illinois Sept. 6 to remove a cancerous lump from her left breast, Helen Garcia says these are decidedly feel good days for her. A Sept. 8 bene...
9/20/12 at 1:42 PM Today is benefit for little Teagan in Grand Forks 9/16/12 at 9:20 AM
Helping Helen: Fundraiser set for East Grand Forks resident, Grafton native 8/9/12 at 4:55 PM
Obama touts advances in wind power
Wind is a major topic on President Barack Obamas campaign swing through Iowa, and not by chance the White House today released a report showing wind power use is growing. The report shows Minnesota p...
8/14/12 at 12:10 PM Tuesday meeting to start writing disaster-relief bill 8/2/12 at 1:18 PM
Franken seeks tax credits for small wind-power producers 10/23/11 at 4:38 PM
Drawing inspiration from the world around you
I went for a short run after work today and when I reached the lake I decided to just stand for a few minutes and take it all in. The strong wind blowing leaves off of the trees, the waves crashing...
6/12/12 at 8:53 AM
The Wind Has a Message
I generally keep chocolate around in case of an emergency, and today I opened up the foil on a fortune chocolate. That's what I call those little individually-wrapped bite-sized portions of chocolate ...
1/24/12 at 6:22 PM Kuchen and Wind Turbines 10/4/11 at 1:34 PM
Just for the Hail of It 9/15/10 at 5:59 PM
Fresh, flannel line-dried sheets on December 26, 2011 in North Dakota! Who would'a thunk it?
Who has ever heard of line-dried sheets in December in North Dakota!?The day after Christmas 2011 started out excitingly anyway! I woke up to a cabin of clutter and the energy to attack it. That husba...
12/27/11 at 12:21 PM
Obviously Bemidji Has Talent--auditions, studio cruise, "Prairie Songs by Laura Ingalls Wilder" and Zombie Crawl on Saturday.
Anyone who goes to the Paul Bunyan Playhouse during the summer season can hear, Why didnt they get (you fill in the name of a local actor) to play that role? She/he would have been wonderful. We have ...
10/19/10 at 7:17 PM
UPDATED: Republicans, Dems debate wind energy issue
UPDATED 5:11 p.m. Republicans had a news conference today regarding the Public Service Commission race. I was out of town working on another story and unable to go. Here's the Republican news release...
9/2/10 at 5:01 PM Crabtree presser, Cramer response 8/17/10 at 9:40 AM
ND energy 7/9/10 at 5:29 AM
A rough road
During a winter like this, one of my favorite sights and sounds is the roar of the snowplow, followed by a whoosh of snow spraying onto the sides of the road. This morning I had hop...
2/15/10 at 6:31 AM Back in the deepfreeze 1/28/10 at 7:24 AM
This morning, with my mom hat tipped slightly to the side, I went about my work as a visiting author, rising earlier than usual to get started on my hour "commute." At a time when I normall...
5/5/09 at 3:50 PM